From: Eva Tessler [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Thursday, December 21, 2006 2:17 PM
Subject: Geovanny Bedon with Bwiya Toli Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 21, 2006.
BORDERLANDS THEATER IN COLLABORATION WITH THE BORDER ACTION NETWORK AND THE
SOUTHSIDE PRESBYTERIAN DAY LABOR PROGRAM TO PRESENT ECUADORAN FLUTIST IN
CONCERT WITH BWIYA TOLI, JANUARY 13, 2007 AT THE SOUTHSIDE PRESBYTERIAN
CHURCH 317 W. 23RD STREET.
Geovanny Bedón is well-known in Ecuador for his masterful and creative
arrangements of music of the Andes and has given concerts in every major
city of Ecuador as well as concerts in Colombia, Peru, Brazil and Chile and
a musical tour of the United States, Switzerland, and Norway. Mr. Bedón,
music director of YAGE, which was voted the best Ecuadorian music folklorico
group for 2005 & 2006, will join Andean Music group, Bwiya Toli for a single
performance. Concert proceeds will benefit the Border Action Network, which
defends the human dignity and civil rights of people along the border and
the Southside Presbyterian Day Labor Program, which provides free employment
services daily to dozens of very low-income workers.
After the benefit concert in Tucson, Mr. Bedón will provide three concerts
in January at the International Music Festival in Alamos, Mexico. While in
Tucson from January 6-16th, he is available for educational workshops on
traditional Andean wind instruments such as the flauta, quena and zampoña.
WHERE: Southside Presbyterian Church Kiva, 317 W 23rd St.,
WHEN: January 13th , 7:30 pm, 2007.
Admission is $20 and tickets will go on sale at the Borderlands Theater
Office, 40 W. Broadway (520) 882-8607 starting January 2, 2007.
For more details contact Evamaria Lugo at (520) 325-8505
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